Promise Closing
Posted On: 2021-01-14

(Cubmaster, den leader, parent, and Scout are standing in a semi-circle behind candle tree which has 4 blue candles and 1 white candle burning.)

CUBMASTER: We have all promised to do our best on the trail with Akela The Cub Scout has promised to follow Akela, helping other people and giving his best.

(Cub Scout extinguishes 1 blue candle)

CUBMASTER: We parents have promised to follow Akela, helping our sons along their trails of achievement, with our support and guidance.

(Parent extinguishes 1 blue candle)

CUBMASTER: We leaders have promised to follow Akela, helping the Scout through encouragement and guidance, giving our time and talent to our goal of achievement.

(Leader extinguishes 1 blue candle)

CUBMASTER: As Cubmaster, I have promised to follow Akela, the Law of the Pack, to help Scouts, parents, and leaders along their trails of achievement and to give encouragement and support to them all.

(Cubmaster extinguishes the blue candle. Single white (Akela) candle remains burning at top of candle tree)

CUBMASTER: Would Den # ___ please retire the colors, as we all remember to do our best to follow, help, and give.

(Den comes forward. Removes while candle from a tree and walks down center aisle followed by USA flag and pack flag.)

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